Web security in 2016 is very different from what it was like in 2006, 1996 or even further back. As technology evolves and leaps forward, unfortunately, so do vulnerabilities. Prevention strategies that were sufficient ten years ago might not hold up well in the face of fast-paced progress. Our society is becoming increasingly networked, which broadens the scope of potential exploits. All this warrants a new perspective on security based on an understanding of how the field has changed and how to respond to new challenges. In this article, we explain how web security has evolved and share best practices that are key to staying safe online.
Web security is a top priority for every bank, but perhaps even more so for a bank that has decided to focus on remote services, via phone and online banking. SBAB’s IT security team uses Detectify to improve the security of their public website. We talked to Erik Glad, who works with IT Security at SBAB, to learn more about his thoughts on web security and Detectify.
Coming into effect in May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation will give EU data protection legislation a much-needed update and simplify data protection routines for businesses operating in the EU. For some companies, preparing for GDPR compliance entails a review of security practices, while others need to completely realign their focus and begin by putting security first. In this blog post, we explain what the GDPR means for your business and how Detectify can help you start working with security.